Outer Space In Your Pocket (Hardback)

Outer Space In Your Pocket - Hardback - 9781906761073 - Mike Flynn

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Outer Space in Your Pocket is the perfect book for the inquisitive mind. Within it you'll discover everything you need to know about travel to the moon, solar systems, black holes, white giants, the distance to the nearest galaxy, the structure of the cosmos and more. Broken down into bite-sized pieces of information and accompanied by clear diagrams and illustrations, this small but perfectly formed history of the universe is an absolute gem.

Book Details

  • Product code: OSIP
  • ISBN: 9781906761073
  • Publisher: Elwin Street Productions
  • Format: Hardback
  • Dimensions: 18.7cm x 12.2cm
  • Pages: 144
  • Book points: 3

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"Good introduction to Astronomy" -

This is a handy pocket-sized book on space with commendably clear text and great illustrations. It is fascinating for beginners to Astronomy and the history of space exploration.My only criticisms are that despite this edition being published in 2011 it appears not to have been updated since I suspect 2007. For example there are references to the Mars Exploration Rover 'Spirit' 's status as 'currently traversing Mars' when in fact it has been stuck in a Martian sand-trap since May 2009 and all contact lost since March 2010.Also some information on the Apollo 1 tragedy is inaccurate, bad research I'm afraid!These nit-picks aside I recommend this admirable introduction to a fascinating subject. Very good value for money too!

Nigel, 07/05/2012

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